30 March 2011
Luxury Marlborough Sounds resort Bay of Many Coves has scheduled a series of enticing events that promise to satisfy the palate, inspire the senses and soothe the soul over the coming winter months.
Offering 5-star accommodation, world-class cuisine and stunning scenery, Bay of Many Coves is the perfect place for a luxury getaway. The "Winter in Paradise" events offer a strictly limited opportunity to enjoy the resort’s stunning attractions over a series of very special weekend events:
27 - 29 May: The Great Beer and Wine Tasting Escape
A superb weekend package that features father and son Allan and Josh Scott, winemaker and master brewer respectively, hosting matched tastings of Allan Scott wines and Moa beers with the finest of regional cuisine. The weekend also includes lunch at The Twelve Trees Restaurant at the Allan Scott winery, a tour of the Moa Brewery and a 7 course degustation dinner prepared by Executive Chef Jonno Rogers and his team. A unique opportunity for those interested in the art of creating the tastiest beverages and matching with exquisite cuisine.
1 - 3 July: Photography Retreat with Simon Woolf
Recreational photographers will enjoy a retreat hosted by award winning photographer Simon Woolf at the Bay of Many Coves Resort. Returning to the resort’s event schedule after a very successful introduction last year, this retreat provides an opportunity for photographers to develop their skills and create stunning images under the guidance of one of New Zealand’s leading professional photographers in an environment of unique landscapes, flora and fauna and cultural subjects. Excellent wine, food and accommodation will round the weekend out.
19 – 21 August: Luxury Jazz Weekend in Association with Taittinger
Viva la France, sip Taittinger Champagne, indulge in world class cuisine and surrender to the beautiful ambience of French jazz against a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty. Guests at the Taittinger Luxury Jazz Weekend will experience the epitome of luxury - sampling Taittinger, learning about the Taittinger Champagne House from a representative of this esteemed French brand, and enjoying a decadent degustation dinner with dishes matched to Taittinger and served to the sound of the finest French jazz.
2 – 4 September: Natural Environment Photography Retreat with Simon Woolf
A second very special and strictly limited opportunity for photographers to advance their skills in the beautiful natural environment of the Marlborough Sounds under the professional guidance of Simon Woolf. This weekend package features a fully-guided expedition to the uninhabited Motuara Island, home to rare and endangered species and regenerating native bush. Fine wine and food and luxury accommodation are included in the package.
All "Winter in Paradise" packages include return transfers from Picton, and transportation to off-site venues where applicable. Further information about the Bay of Many Coves Resort and the winter event schedule is available atwww.bayofmanycoves.co.nz or by contacting the resort directly.
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04 4998196 or 027 489 5323